PUBLICATIONS
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Here you find the project documents, scientific publications, and other dissemination texts generated in the SIMAC consortium.

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General

Annotation

Browsing

Classification / Clustering

Content-based Transformations

Music Perception

Playlist Generation

Recommendation

Segmentation

Semantic Descriptors

Similarity

Transcription

Miscellaneous

Doctoral Dissertations

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General

  • Herrera, P. Bello, J. Widmer, G. Sandler, M. Celma, O. Vignoli, F. Pampalk, E. Cano, P. Pauws, S. Serra, X. 2005. 'SIMAC: Semantic interaction with music audio contents'. Proceedings of the 2nd European Workshop on the Integration of Knowledge, Semantic and Digital Media Technologies. Savoy Place, London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Cano, P. Gómez, E. Gouyon, F. Herrera, P. Koppenberger, M. Ong, B. Serra, X. Streich, S. Wack, N. 2006. 'ISMIR 2004 Audio Description Contest' MTG Technical Report: MTG-TR-2006-02.
  • Annotation

  • Amatrain, X. Massaguer, J. Garcia, D. Mosquera, I. 2005. 'The CLAM Annotator: A Cross-platform Audio Descriptors Editing Tool' Poster presented at the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London. [ Paper ]
  • Gouyon, F. Wack, N. Dixon, S. 2004. 'An Open Source Tool for Semi-Automatic Rhythmic Annotation'. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects DAFx, October 2004. Naples, Italy
    [ Paper ]
  • 'Herrera, P. Celma, O. Massaguer, J. Cano, P. Gómez, E. Gouyon, F. García, J.P. García, D. Koppenberger, D. 2005. 'MUCOSA: A Music Content Semantic Annotator'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Harte, C. Sandler, M. Abdallah, S. Gómez, E. 2005. 'Symbolic Representation of musical chords: a proposed syntax for text annotations'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Browsing

  • Pampalk, E. Dixon, S. Widmer, G. 2004. 'Exploring Music Collections by Browsing Different Views'. Computer Music Journal (CMJ), Vol. 28, No. 2, pp 49-62, 2004. MIT Press.
    [ Article ]
  • Pampalk, E. Hlavac, P. Herrera, P. 2004. 'Hierarchical Organization and Visualization of Drum Sample Libraries '. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects DAFx, October 2004. Naples, Italy
    [ Paper ]
  • Schedl, M. Knees, P. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Discovering and Visualizing Prototypical Artists by Web-based Co-occurrence Analysis'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Classification / Clustering

  • Dixon, S. Gouyon, F. Widmer, G. 2004. 'Towards Characterisation of Music via Rhythmic Patterns'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Sandvold, V. Gouyon, F. Herrera, P. 2004. 'Drum sound classification in polyphonic audio recordings using localized sound models'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Gouyon, F. Dixon, S. 2004. 'Dance music classification: A tempo-based approach'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Knees, P. Pampalk, E. Widmer, G. 2004. 'Artist Classification with Web-based Data'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Schedl, M. Knees, P. Widmer, G. 2005. 'A Web-Based Approach To Assessing Artist Similarity Using Co-Occurrences'. CBMI 2005 Fourth International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Riga.
    [ Paper ]
  • Flexer, A. Pampalk, E. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Novelty Detection for Spectral Similarity of Songs'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Pampalk, E. Flexer, A. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Improvements of Audio-based Music Similarity and Genre Classification'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Pampalk, E. Flexer, A. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Hierarchical Organization and Description of Music Collections at the Artist Level'. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. Viena.
    [ Paper ]
  • Herrera, P. Klapuri, A., Davy, M. 2006. “Automatic classification of pitched musical instrument sounds”. In A. Klapuri, A. and M. Davy, M. (Editors), "Signal Processing Methods for Music Transcription" Springer-Verlag, New York.

    Content-based Transformations>

  • Ravelli, E. Sandler, M. Bello, J.P. 2005. 'Fast implementation for non-linear time-scaling of stereo signals'. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects. Madrid.
    [ Paper ]
  • Bello, J.P, Ravelli, E. and Sandler, M.B. 2006. ‘Drum sound analysis for the manipulation of rhythm in drum loops,’ ICASSP 2006, Toulouse, France.

    Music Perception

  • Sandvold, V. Herrera, P. 2005. 'Towards a Semantic Descriptor of Subjective Intensity in Music'. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2005. Barcelona.
    [ Abstract ]
  • Pohle, T. Pampalk, E. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Evaluation of Frequently Used Audio Features for Classification of Music Into Perceptual Categories'. CBMI 2005 Fourth International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Riga.
    [ Paper ]
  • Gouyon, F. Widmer, G. Serra, X. 2005. 'Acoustic cues to beat induction: A Machine Learning approach'. 10th Rhythm Perception and Production Workshop. Alden-Biesen.
    [ Abstract ]
  • Dixon S. Goebl W. Cambouropoulos E. 2005. 'Smoothed Tempo Perception of Expressively Performed Music'. Music Perception, to appear, 2005.
  • Streich, S., Herrera, P. 2006. 'Algorithmic Prediction of Music Complexity Judgements,' 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Bologna, Italy.
  • Guaus, E. Herrera, P. 2006. ‘Towards better automatic genre classifiers by means of understanding human decisions on genre discrimination,’ 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Bologna, Italy.
  • Playlist Generation

  • Pohle, T., Pampalk, E. Widmer, E. 2005. 'Generating Similarity-based Playlists Using Traveling Salesman Algorithms.' Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects. Madrid.
    [ Paper ]
  • Pampalk, E. Pohle, T. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Dynamic Playlist Generation based on Skipping Behavior'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Recommendation

  • Cano, P. Koppenberger, M. Wack, N. G. Mahedero, J. Masip, J. Celma, O. Garcia, D. Gómez, E. Gouyon, F. Guaus, E. Herrera, P. Massaguer, J. Ong, B. Ramírez, M. Streich, S. Serra, X. 2005. 'An Industrial-Strength Content-based Music Recommendation System.' Proceedings of 28th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference; Salvador, Brazil. [ Paper ]
  • Cano, P. Koppenberger, M. Wack, N. G. Mahedero, J. Aussenac, T. Marxer, R. Masip, J. Celma, O. Garcia, D. Gómez, E. Gouyon, F. Guaus, E. Herrera, P. Massaguer, J. Ong, B. Ramírez, M. Streich, S. Serra, X. 2005. 'Content-based Music Audio Recommendation.' Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2005; Singapore, Singapore. [ Paper ]
  • Cano, P. Celma, O. Koppenberger, M. Martin-Buldú, J. 2006. 'The Topology of Music Recommendation Networks.' (In press) Chaos. [ Paper ]
  • G. Mahedero, J. Cano, P. Martinez, A. Gouyon, F. Koppenberger, M. 2005. 'Natural language processing of lyrics.' Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2005. Singapore. [ Paper ]
  • Celma, O. Ramírez, M. Herrera, P. 2005. 'Music Recommendations and music related news filtering from user profiles,' Proceedings of the European Semantic Web Conference 2005. Heraklion.
  • Celma, O. Ramírez, M. Herrera, P. 2005. 'Getting music recommendations and filtering newsfeeds from FOAF descriptions'. Workshop on Scripting for the Semantic Web. ESWC 2005. Heraklion.
    [ Paper ]
  • Celma, O. Ramírez, M. Herrera, P. 2005. 'Foafing the music: A music recommendation system based on RSS feeds and user preferences'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • P. Celma, O. Koppenberger, M., Martin-Buldú, J. 2006. 'Topology of music recommendation networks'. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary
    Journal of Nonlinear Science
    Vol.16, 013107
  • Segmentation

  • Brossier, P. Bello, J. P. Plumbley, M. D. 2004. 'Fast labelling of notes in music signals'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Brossier, P. Bello, J.P. Plumbley, M.D. 2004. 'Real-time temporal segmentation of note objects in music signals'. Proceedings of the International ICMC-04 Conference, November 2004. Miami, USA
    [ Paper ]
  • Ong, B.S. Herrera, P. 2005. 'Semantic Segmentation of Music Audio Contents'. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2005. Barcelona.
    [ Abstract ]
  • Semantic Descriptors

  • Gómez, E. 'Tonal description of polyphonic audio for music content processing.' Guest Editor: Elaine Chew. Associate Editors: Roger B. Dannenberg, Joel Sokol and Mark Steedman. INFORMS Journal on Computing, Special Cluster on Computation in Music. 2004.
  • Gómez, E. Herrera, P. 2004. 'Automatic Extraction of Tonal Metadata from Polyphonic Audio Recordings'. Proceedings of 25th International AES Conference, June 2004. London, UK
    [ Paper ] [ Poster ]
  • Paul-Taiwo, A. Sandler, M. B. Davies, M. E. 2004. 'Feature extractors for Music Information Retrieval: Noise Robustness'. Proceedings of 116th AES Convention, May 2004 Berlin, Germany
  • Gouyon, F. Dixon, S. Pampalk, E. Widmer, G. 2004. 'Evaluating rhythmic descriptors for musical genre classification'. Proceedings of 25th International AES Conference, June 2004. London, UK
    [ Paper ]
  • Herrera, P. Sandvold, V. Gouyon, F. 2004. 'Percussion-related Semantic Descriptors of Music Audio Files'. Proceedings of 25th International AES Conference, June 2004. London, UK
    [ Paper ] [ Poster ]
  • Ong, B. Herrera, P. 2004. 'Computing Structural Descriptions of Music through the Identification of Representative Excerpts from Audio Files'. Proceedings of 25th International AES Conference, June 2004. London, UK
    [ Paper ]
  • Streich, S. Herrera, P. 2004. 'Toward Describing Perceived Complexity of Songs: Computational Methods and Implementation'. Proceedings of 25th International AES Conference, June 2004. London, UK
    [ Paper ] [ Poster ]
  • Davies, M. E. P. Plumbley, M. D. 2004. 'Causal Tempo Tracking of Audio'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Gouyon, F. Dixon, S. 2005. 'A Review of Automatic Rhythm Description Systems'. Computer Music Journal, Vol. 29:1. MIT Press. Cambridge, 2005. [ Article
  • Chetry, N. Sandler, M. 2005. 'Musical Instrument Identification using LSF and K-means'. Proceedings of 118th AES Convention. Barcelona.
  • Harte, C. Sandler, M. 2005. 'Automatic chord identification using a quantised chromagram'. Proceedings of 118th AES Convention. Barcelona.
  • Streich, S. Herrera, P. 2005. 'Detrended Fluctuation Analysis of Music Signals: Danceability Estimation and further Semantic Characterization'. Proceedings of 118th AES Convention. Barcelona.
    [ Abstract ]
  • Gómez, E. Bonada, J. 2005. 'Tonality visualization of polyphonic audio'. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2005. Barcelona.
    [ Paper ]
  • Knees, P. Schedl, M. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Multiple Lyrics Alignment: Automatic Retrieval of Song Lyrics'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Guaus, E. Herrera, P. 2005. 'The Rhythm Transform: Towards a Generic Rhythm Description'. Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2005. Barcelona.
    [ Abstract ]
  • Gomez, E. Herrera, P. 2004. 'Estimating The Tonality Of Polyphonic Audio Files: Cognitive Versus Machine Learning Modelling Strategies'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Gouyon, F. Klapuri, A. Dixon, S. Alonso, M. Tzanetakis, G. Uhle, C. Cano, P. 2006. 'An experimental comparison of audio tempo induction algorithms'. IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing Vol.14 (5). [ Paper ]
  • Gómez, E. 2006. 'Tonal description of polyphonic audio for music content processing.' INFORMS Journal on Computing, Special Cluster on Computation in Music. 18(3).
  • Gómez, E., Herrera, P. 2006. ‘Evaluation and applications of tonal profiles for automatic music tonality description’, 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, August 2006, Bologna, Italy.
  • Gómez, E. Streich, S. Ong, B., Paiva, R., Tappert, S., Batke, J. Poliner, G. Ellis, D. Bello, J. 2006. 'A Quantitative Comparison of Different
    Approaches for Melody Extraction from Polyphonic Audio Recordings,' MTG Technical Report: MTG-TR-2006-01.
  • Similarity

  • Pampalk, E. 2004. 'A Matlab Toolbox to Compute Music Similarity from Audio'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Flexer, A. Pampalk, E. Widmer, G. 2005. 'Hidden Markov Models for Spectral Similarity of Songs'. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects. Madrid.
    [ Paper ]
  • Bello, J.P. Pickens, J. 2005. 'A robust mid-level representation for harmonic content in music signals'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Transcription

  • Duxbury, C. Bello, J. P. Sandler, M. B. Davies, M. E. 2004. 'A comparison between fixed and multiresolution analysis for onset detection in musical signals'. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects DAFx, October 2004. Naples, Italy
    [ Paper ]
  • Abdallah, S. A. Plumbley, M. D. 2004. 'Polyphonic transcription by non-negative sparse coding of power spectra'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Wen, X. Sandler, M. 2005. 'Transcribing piano recordings using signal novelty'. Proceedings of 118th AES Convention. Barcelona.
  • Bello, J.P. Daudet, L. Sandler, M.B. 2005. 'A comparison of frequency and time-domain methods for automatic piano transcription'. IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing.
  • Wen, X. Sandler, M. 2005. 'A partial searching algorithm and its application for polyphonic music transcription'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
  • Miscellaneous

  • Plumbley M. D. 2004. 'Optimization using Fourier Expansion over a Geodesic for Non-Negative ICA'. Proceedings of the International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Signal Separation (ICA 2004), Granada, Spain, September 22-24, 2004.
    [ Paper ]
  • Plumbley M. D. 2004. 'Lie Group Methods for Optimization with Orthogonality Constraints'. Proceedings of the International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Signal Separation (ICA 2004),Granada, Spain, September 22-24, 2004.
    [ Paper ]
  • Reiss, J. Sandler, M. 2004. 'Audio Issues In MIR Evaluation'. Proceedings of the 5th International ISMIR 2004 Conference, October 2004. Barcelona, Spain
    [ Paper ]
  • Dixon, S. 2005. 'An On-Line Time Warping Algorithm for Tracking Musical Performances'. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Edinburgh.
    [ Paper ]
  • Davies, M.E.P. Brossier, P.M. Plumbley, M.D. 2005. 'Beat tracking towards automatic musical accompaniment'. Proceedings of 118th AES Convention. Barcelona.
  • Widmer, G. Dixon, S. Flexer, A. Goebl, W. Knees, P. Madsen, S.T. Pampalk, E. Pohle, T. Schedl, M. Tobudic, A. 2005. 'The Maching Learning and Intelligent Music Processing Group at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI).' Proceedings of the 5th International Computer Music Conference. Barcelona.
    [ Paper ]
  • Dixon, S. 2005. 'Live Tracking of Musical Performances using On-Line Time Warping'. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects. Madrid.
    [ Paper ]
  • Dixon, S. Widmer, G. 2005. 'MATCH: A Music Alignment Tool Chest'. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. London.
    [ Paper ]
  • Garcia R., Celma, O., 2005. 'Semantic Integration and Retrieval of Multimedia Metadata,' Proceedings of 4rd International Semantic Web Conference; Galway, Ireland.
  • Doctoral Dissertations

  • Gouyon, F. 2005. ‘A Computational Approach to Rhythm Description: Audio Features for the Computation of Rhythm Periodicity Functions and their use in Tempo Induction and Music Content Processing'. PhD dissertation. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Departament de Tecnologia, Barcelona,
    November 2005. Supervisor: Xavier Serra.
  • Pampalk, E. 2006. ‘Computational Models of Music Similarity and their Application in Music Information Retrieval'. PhD Dissertation, Fakultät für Informatik, Technischen Universität Wien, Vienna, March 2006. Supervisor: Gerhard Widmer.
  • Davies M. 2006. ‘Rhythmic Analysis for Automatic Accompaniment'. PhD Dissertation. Queen Mary University of London, London, 2006. Supervisor: Mark Plumbley.
  • Gómez, E. 2006. ‘Tonal Description of Music Audio Signals: Harmonic Pitch Class Profiles, Tonality and Tonal Similarity of Polyphonic Audio Signals'. PhD dissertation. Departament de Tecnologia, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. (submitted).